Peter F. Delaney's CV

Education and Professional Experience

  •   1990-1994: Carnegie-Mellon University, B.S. Cognitive Science, Pittsburgh, PA
  •   1994-1997: Florida State University, M.S. Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Tallahassee, FL
  •   1997-2000: Florida State University, Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Tallahassee, FL
  •   2000-2005: Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  •   2005-2009:  Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  •   2009-  Associate Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 

Publications

Books 

Silvia, P., Delaney, P. F., & Marcovitch, S. M. (2017).  What psychology majors could (and should) be doing:  An informal guide to research experience and professional skills (2nd Edition).  APA Books. 

Silvia, P., Delaney, P. F., & Marcovitch, S. M. (2009).  What psychology majors could (and should) be doing:  An informal guide to research experience and professional skills.  APA Books. 


Articles and Chapters  

Delaney, P. F., Wallander, R., & Preheim, G. A. (in press). Protocol analysis. In D. S. Dunn (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Delaney, P. F., Godbole, N. R., Holden, L. R., & Chang, Y. (2018). Working memory capacity and the spacing effect in cued recall. Memory, 26, 784-797.

Delaney, P. F., & Ericsson, K. A. (2016). Long-term working memory and transient storage in reading comprehension: What is the evidence? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 1406-1409. 

Spirgel, A. S., & Delaney, P. F. (2016). Does writing summaries improve memory for text? Educational Psychological Review, 28, 171-196. 

Delaney, P. F., Goldman, J. A., King, J. S., & Nelson-Gray, R. O. (2015).  Mental toughness, reinforcement sensitivity theory, and the five-factor model:  Personality and directed forgetting.  Personality and Individual Differences, 83, 180-184. 

Spirgel, A. S., & Delaney, P. F. (2015). Questioning the effectiveness of writing-to-learn. Teachers College Record, October 14.  

Kirchoff, B. K., Delaney, P. F., Horton, M. L., & Dellinger-Johnston, R. (2014). Optimizing learning of scientific category knowledge in the classroom: The case of plant identification. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 13, 425-436. 

Godbole, N. R., Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2014). The spacing effect in immediate and delayed free recall.  Memory, 22, 462-469. 

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., Foster, N. L., & Abushanab, B. (2013).  List-method directed forgetting in cognitive and clinical research:  A theoretical and methodological review.  Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 56, 131-189. 

Delaney, P. F., Spirgel, A. S., & Toppino, T. C. (2012).  A deeper analysis of the spacing effect after "deep" encoding.  Memory & Cognition, 40, 1003-1015. 

Sahakyan, L., & Delaney, P. F. (2010).  Item-specific encoding produces an additional benefit of directed forgetting: Evidence from intrusion errors.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 36, 1346-1354. 

Delaney, P. F., Sahakyan, L., Kelley, C. M., & Zimmerman, C. (2010).  Remembering to forget:  The amnesic effect of daydreams.  Psychological Science, 21, 1036-1042. 

Delaney, P. F., Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., & Spirgel, A. S. (2010).  Spacing and testing effects: A deeply critical, lengthy, and at times discursive review of the literature.  Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 53, 63-147. 

Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2009).  Rehearsal strategies can enlarge or diminish the spacing effect: Pure versus mixed lists and encoding strategy.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 35, 1148-1161. 

Delaney, P. F., Nghiem, K., & Waldum, E. R. (2009).  The selective directed forgetting effect: Can people forget only part of a text?  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 1542-1550. 

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., & Goodmon, L. B. (2008).  "Oh, honey, I already forgot that": Strategic control of directed forgetting in older and younger adults.  Psychology & Aging, 23, 621-633. 

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., & Waldum, E. R. (2008).  Intentional forgetting is easier after two "shots" than one.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 34, 408-414. 

Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L, & Delaney, P. F. (2008).  Rote rehearsal and spacing effects in the free recall of pure and mixed lists.  Journal of Memory and Language, 58, 35-47. 

Delaney, P. F., & Sahakyan, L. (2007).  Unexpected costs of high working memory capacity following directed forgetting and context change manipulations.  Memory & Cognition, 35, 1074-1082. 

Delaney, P. F. (2006).  Dialectical thought.  In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Human Development (Vol. 1, pp. 323-324).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage. 

Delaney, P. F., & Knowles, M. E. (2005). Encoding strategy changes and spacing in free recall.   Journal of Memory and Language, 52, 120-130. 

Knowles, M. E., & Delaney, P. F. (2005). Lasting reductions in illegal moves following increasing their cost:  Evidence from river-crossing problems.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 31, 670-682.  

Sahakyan, L., & Delaney, P. F. (2005).  Directed forgetting in incidental learning and recognition testing:  Support for a two-factor account.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 31, 789-801. 

Delaney, P. F., Ericsson, K. A., & Knowles, M. E. (2004).  Immediate and sustained effects of planning in problem solving.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 30, 1219-1234. 

Ericsson, K. A., Delaney, P. F., Weaver, G. A., & Mahadevan, S. (2004). Uncovering the structure of a memorist's superior "basic" memory capacity.  Cognitive Psychology, 49, 191-237. 

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., & Kelley, C. M. (2004).  Self-evaluation as a moderating factor in strategy change in directed forgetting benefits.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 11, 131-136. 

Sahakyan, L., & Delaney, P. F. (2003). Can encoding differences explain the benefits of directed forgetting in the list-method paradigm? Journal of Memory and Language, 48, 195-201. 

Ericsson, K. A., & Delaney, P. F. (1999). Long-term working memory as an alternative to capacity models of working memory in everyday skilled performance. In A. Miyake & P. Shah (Eds.), Models of Working Memory (pp. 257-297). Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. 

Delaney, P. F., Reder, L. M., Staszewski, J. J., & Ritter, F. E. (1998). The power law of practice applies by strategy within task. Psychological Science, 9, 1-7. 

Ericsson, K. A., & Delaney, P. F. (1998). Working memory and expert performance. In R. H. Logie & K. J. Gilhooly (Eds.), Working Memory and Thinking (pp. 93-114). Hove, UK: Psychology Press Ltd. 

Austin, J., & Delaney, P. F. (1998). Protocol analysis as a tool for behavior analysts. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 15, 41-56. 

Delaney, P. F., & Austin, J. (1998). Evidence for a behavioral interpretation of memory: Acquisition and remembering strategies examined. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 15, 75-91.  

Talks & Posters

Conference Presentations

Howell, H., Delaney, P. F., & Badua, B. (2018, March). Generation and the illusion of truth effect. Poster presented at the 64th Annual Meeeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Charleston, SC, March 6-9.

Delaney, P. F., de Leon Guerrero, A. J., & Jones, T. C. (2018, February). Exploring individual differences in memory for temporal context. Paper presented at the North Carolina Cognition Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, Feburary 17. 

Delaney, P. F., de Leon Guerrero, A. J., & Jones, T. C. (2017, November). Implications for the spacing effect of temporal memory during face recognition. Paper presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, BC, November 9-12.

Bettencourt, K., Pathman, T., & Delaney, P. F. (2017, March). An investigation of the test-impaired learning effect with associative recognition. Poster presented at the North Carolina Cognition Conference, Greensboro, NC, March 25. 

Jones, T. C., & Delaney, P. F. (2016, November). Massed and spaced repetition effects on face recognition and face description recall. Paper presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, November 17-20. 

Wallander, R. J., Adams, A., Keefe, J., Delaney, P. F., & Preheim, G. (2016, October). Employing protocol analysis to examine expertise in clinical diagnostics specific to evaluating VB-MAPP results. Paper presented at the 2016 Hoosier Association for Behavior Analysis, Indianapolis, IN, October 14-15. 

Ventura, J., Delaney, P., & Chang, Y. (2016, March). Test enhanced learning: Strategy change and conscientiousness. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, March 30-April 2. 

Delaney, P. F., & Chang, Y. (2016, February).  Is successful study-phase retrieval necessary to benefit from repetition?  Paper presented at the North Carolina Conference on Cognition, Winston-Salem, NC, February 13. 

Delaney, P. F., King, J. S., Chang, Y., Ventura, J. A., & Nelson-Gray, R. O (2015).  Encoding strategies and personality.  Paper presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL, November 19-22. 

Bettencourt, K. M., & Delaney, P. F. (2015, February).  The relationship between test-impaired learning and the testing effect.  Poster presented at the North Carolina Conference on Cognition, Elon, NC, February 21. 

Chang, Y., Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2014, November).  The effects of intervening test on an immediate recollection laden recognition.  Poster presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November 20-23. 

Mielock, A. S., Delaney, P. F., Eddington, K., & Chang, Y. (2014, August). Dysphoria, personality, and forgetting methods in an online study on intentional forgetting. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 7-10. 

Kirchoff, B. K., Delaney, P. F., Horton, M. L., & Dellinger-Johnston, R. (2014, July). An experimental test of a visual learning tool for plant identification. Paper presented at the 2014 Botany Conference, Boise, ID, July 26-30.   

Dellinger-Johnston, R. P., Delaney, P. F., Horton, M. L., & Kirchoff, B. K. (2014, March). Using a visually-based program to teach plant identification. Poster presented at the North Carolina Conference on Cognition, Durham, NC, March 29.

Chang, Y., Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2014, March). The fast testing effect on plurality discrimination tasks. Poster presented at the North Carolina Conference on Cognition, Durham, NC, March 29. 

Mielock, A. S., Chang, Y., & Delaney, P. F. (2014, March). The perils and opportunities of studying directed forgetting online. Poster presented at the North Carolina Conference on Cognition, Durham, NC, March 29.   

Mielock, A. S., Chang, Y., & Delaney, P. F. (2014, March). The perils and opportunities of studying directed forgetting online. Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Meeting, Nashville, TN, March 5-8. 

Delaney, P. F., Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., & Goldman, J. A. (2013, November).  Primacy and negative recency effects in incidental learning and the story mnemonic.  Paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, Canada, November 14-17. 

Godbole, N. R., Goldman, J., Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2012, November).  Forgetting and the spacing effect in free recall.  Poster presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 15-18.   

Spirgel, A. S., & Delaney, P. F. (2011, November).  Does summarizing a text improve memory for its content?  Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA, November 3-6.   

Delaney, P. F., Waldum, E. R., & Godbole, N. R. (2011, July).  The selective directed forgetting effect and set differentiation.  International Conference on Memory (ICOM-5), York, United Kingdom.   

Delaney, P. F., Spirgel, A. S., & Toppino, T. C. (2010, November).  A deeper analysis of "deep" encoding in the spacing and list-strength effects.  Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO, November 18-21.   

Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., Delaney, P. F., Bouwmeester, S., Coppens, L. C., & Spirgel, A. S. (2010, November).  No testing effect in category lists.  Poster presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, MO, November 18-21.   

Delaney, P. F., Sahakyan, L., Kelley, C. M., & Zimmerman, C. (2009, November).  When minds wander to distant times and places, we can forget the present.  Paper presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, November 13-16.   

Foster, N. L., Sahakyan, L., & Delaney, P. F. (2009, November).  Revisiting the similarity paradox in retroactive interference.  Poster to be presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA, November 13-16.   

Delaney, P. F., Sahakyan, L., Kelley, C. M., & Zimmerman, C. (2009, March).  The power of daydreams:  Mental travel in space and time causes forgetting.  Paper presented at the North Carolina Cognition Conference, Durham, NC, March 29.   

LeRoux, A. L., Delaney, P. F., & Knowles, M. E. (2008, November).  Soft constraints in problem-solving rule breaking:  Transfer of "cautiousness" revisited.  Poster presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL, November 13-16.   

Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., & Delaney, P. F. (2008, November).  The spacing effect in pure lists:  Now you see it, now it's gone.  Poster presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL, November 13-16.   

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., & Goodmon, L. B. (2008, April).  Oh, honey, I already forgot that:  Strategic control of directed forgetting in older and younger adults.  Paper presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 10-13.   

Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2008, March).  Rehearsals and repetitions:  What gets rehearsed in spacing studies?  Paper presented at the North Carolina Cognition Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, March 2.   

Hynes, J. C., & Delaney, P. F. (2008, May).  The midlist primacy effect in spacing designs.  Poster presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL, May 22-25.   

Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2007, November).  The zero-sum tradeoff and scallop effects in spacing designs.  Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November 15-18.

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., & Waldum, E. R. (2007, November).  Intentional forgetting is easier after two "shots" than one.  Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November 15-18.   

Kelley, C. M., Zimmerman, C., Delaney, P. F., & Sahakyan, L. (2007, November).  Does traveling backward in time induce forgetting of the present?  Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November 15-18.   

Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., Delaney, P. F., & Rikers, R. M. J. P. (2007, November).  Encoding strategy and the testing effect in free recall.  Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA, November 15-18.   

Delaney, P. F., & Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L. (2006, November).  What can spacing studies tell us about the purpose of rehearsal?  Paper presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Houston, TX, November 16-19.   

Delaney, P. F. (2006, March).  Using rehearse-aloud protocols to understand spacing effects.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD, March .   

Delaney, P. F. (2006, February).  The impact of specific study strategies on spacing effects.  Paper presented at the North Carolina Cognition Conference, Greensboro, NC, February .   

Delaney, P. F., & Knowles, M. E. (2005, November).  Spacing and list-strength effects following instructions to rehearse.  Poster presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, ON, November 10-13.   

Knowles, M. E. & Delaney, P. F. (2004, November).  Why some problems are harder:  Analysis of illegal moves.  Poster presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 18-21. 

Sahakyan, L., & Delaney, P. F. (2004, November).  Directed forgetting in recognition testing and incidental learning.  Paper presented at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis, MN, November 18-21.

Delaney, P. F., & Knowles, M. E. (2003, November).  Effects of encoding strategies on spacing effects in free recall.  Poster presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, Canada, November 6-9. 

Delaney, P. F., & Sahakyan, L. (2003, November).  The role of working memory and context in forgetting.  Poster presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vancouver, Canada, November 6-9. 

Delaney, P. F., & Knowles, M. E. (2003, June).  The spacing effect in unmixed lists:  Effects of encoding strategy.  Poster presented at the 15th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, May 29 - June 1. 

Jones, K., & Delaney, P. F. (2003, March).  Directed forgetting of emotion words.  Poster presented at the Southeastern Psychological Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 26-29. 

Delaney, P. F., & Knowles, M. (2002, November).  Retroactive interference on long-term memory for planned solutions.  Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Kansas City, MO, November 21-24. 

Sahakyan, L., Delaney, P. F., & Kelley, C. M. (2002, November).  Self-generated feedback and strategy change in directed forgetting benefits.  Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Kansas City, MO, November 21-24. 

Sahakyan, L., & Delaney, P. F. (2001, November). The role of encoding strategies in directed forgetting benefits. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Orlando, FL, November 15-18. 

Delaney, P. F. (2001, April). Forgetting, retroactive interference, and plans in the water jugs task. Paper presented at the 2001 Florida Conference on Cognition, Perception, Sensation, Language and Action, Gainesville, FL, March 31 - April 1. 

Delaney, P. F., & Ericsson, K. A. (2000, November). Can novices store plans during problem-solving in long-term working memory? Poster presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans, LA, November 13-18. 

Delaney, P. F., Ericsson, K. A., Weaver, G. E., & Mahadevan, S. (1999, June). Accounts of the memorist Rajan's superior memory performance: Comparing three theoretical proposals. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Denver, CO, June 3-6. 

Feddon, J. S., Delaney, P. F., & Anderson, J. R. (1998, July). ACT-Rajan: An ACT-R Model of an Expert Memorist. Paper presented at 5th Annual ACT Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA, July 18-20. 

Ericsson, K. A., & Delaney, P. F. (1997, July). Long-term working memory as an alternative to capacity models of working memory in everyday skilled performance. Paper presented at Models of Working Memory, Boulder, CO, July 10-13. 

Delaney, P. F. (1997, May). Active behaviors in "storage" of information. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL, May 24-28. 

Ericsson, K. A., Delaney, P. F., Weaver, G. E., & Mahadevan, S. (1997, March). The memorist Rajan's memory for digits and other symbols: Extensive practice and/or talent? Paper presented at the 1997 Florida Cognitive Conference, Pensacola, FL, March 14-15. 

Ericsson, K. A., Delaney, P. F., Weaver, G. E., & Mahadevan, S. (1996, November). The memorist Rajan's memory for digits and other symbols: Extensive practice and/or great talent? Paper presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, IL, November 1-3. 

Delaney, P. F., & Austin, J. (1996, May). Deliberate practice and expert performance research. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, CA, May 24-28. 

Delaney, P. F., & Ericsson, K. A. (1996, March). Planning in problem solving: Preliminary results and conclusions. Poster presented at the 1996 Florida Cognitive Conference, Tallahassee, FL, March 22-24. 

Invited Lectures 

Delaney, P. F. (2018, March).   Context and memory for faces: Examining individual differences in temporal memory for faces. Invited Talk, Dept. of Psychology, Wake Forest University. 

Delaney, P. F. (2015, March).  Personality, inner strength, and memory:  How different people remember and forget.  Invited Talk, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain.   

Delaney, P. F. (2013, May).  What causes the spacing of practice and testing effects?  Invited Talk, Brain & Cognition Unit, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.   

Delaney, P. F., (2013, May).  New-ish accounts of spacing effects.  Invited Talk, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.   

Delaney, P. F. (2013, April).  Does writing summaries improve memory for text?  Invited Talk, Educational Psychology Unit, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.   

Delaney, P. F. (2007, October).  Automatic and strategic causes of the spacing effect.  Invited Talk, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.   

Delaney, P. F. (2006, July).  Recent developments in the study of expertise.  Invited Talk, American University of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia. 

External Funding

TIPP                          R. Singh (PI)                  2011-2012
Title:  Triad Research Initiative to Empower the Visually Impaired for Information Systems Competitiveness (TREVIS)
This is an interdisciplinary project examining cognition in the blind as they use information systems.  It involves faculty from four universities and includes information systems researchers, psychologists, an education researcher and a computer scientist.  We are the lead institution.
Role:  co-PI 

BCS-0938539               R. Singh (PI)                  8/1/09 - 7/31/11
NSF
Title:  EAGER:  The Mind of the Blind on the Web
I read the proposal and provided input on the cognitive psychology aspects of the work.  I am participating in data analysis and co-authoring a manuscript based on the pilot studies and am actively working with the team to develop new projects on related topics.
Role:  Consultant 

1 RO3 AG23823-01    L. Sahakyan (PI)            7/1/04 - 7/1/06
NIH/NIA
Title:  Contextual changes and aging.
This project involves experiments on human memory and aging as applied to memory for medical instructions.  I co-wrote the proposal and co-designed these studies, which were based on pilot data collected in Delaney & Sahakyan (2007).
Role: co-PI  

Editorial Boards

 Consulting Editor, Memory & Cognition, Editor: B. Ross  - 2008-2009

 Consulting Editor, Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Learning, Memory & Cognition, - 2009-present.

 Consulting Editor, Journal of Expertise – 2017.

Awards and Honors

  American Library Association Outstanding Academic Title Award (2017), for "What Psychology Majors Could (and Should) Be Doing"

  UNCG CAS Research Leave, Spring 2013
 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Faculty Teaching Award Nominee, University of Florida, 2002, 2003
 Psi Chi Teaching Award Nominee, University of Florida, 2001
 Certificate of Completion, ACT-R Workshop.  Carnegie-Mellon University, 1998.
  Sigma Xi Fisher Award / First Runner Up.  Competition for published research by graduate students at Florida State University, 1997
 Outstanding Instructor Award, Florida State University, 1998
  Phi Eta Sigma Teacher of the Year, Florida State University, 1998

Service

  External Service 

  • Organizing Committee Member, North Carolina Cognition Conference (NCCC), 2017
  • Session Chair, Psychonomic Society Meeting, November 2013
  • External Reviewer, Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC),      2012-2013
  • External Reviewer, Cognitive Science Conference, 2008, 2009
  • Program Chair, North Carolina Cognitive Conference (NCCC), 2006
  • External Reviewer, National Science Foundation, 2004
  • Program Chair, 14th Florida Conference on Cognition, Language, Action, Sensation and      Perception (CLASP), 2001

 Ad-Hoc Reviewing

  • American Journal of Psychology
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
  • Behavior Research Instruments, Methods and Computers
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Cambridge University Press Books 
  • Cognition & Emotion 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Design Studies 
  • European Journal of Cognitive Psychology 
  • Experimental Psychology 
  • Interacting With Computers 
  • International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 
  • Journal of Cognitive Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition
  • Journal of Intelligent Systems
  • Journal of Memory and Language
  • Journal of Sport and Health Science
  • Memory
  • Memory & Cognition
  • Oxford University Press Books
  • Personality & Individual Differences
  • Psychological Review
  • Psychological Science
  • Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Sage Publications Books 
  • Wiley-Blackwell Books

Departmental, College, and University Service: University of Florida

  • University Scholars Program Committee, 2004-2005
  • Graduation Marshall, 2002
  • Chair and Coordinator, Cognitive Forum Lecture Series, 2002 
  • Judge, University Graduate Student Forum Paper Competition, 2001 & 2002

Departmental, College, and University Service: UNC Greensboro 

  • Director of Computer Technology (DCT), Psychology Department (2010-current)
  • Head, Psychology Department Awards Committee (2017-current)
  • College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Committee (2018)
  • Member, Psychology Graduate Admissions Committee (2018)
  • Member, Department Merit Committee (2017)
  • Member, Department Undergraduate Studies Committee (2016-2017)
  • Student Success Center Tutor Trainer:  Speaker on "Memory and Learning" (2011-2012, 2014-2016)
  • Reviewer, UNCG Undergraduate Creativity & Research Awards (2014, 2017, 2018)
  • Member, Hiring Committee: Eberhart-Sullivan Building Manager (2016)
  • UNCG Phone-a-thon (2015)
  • Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee: Gabriela Stein [Teaching] (2015)
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Psychology Department (2014-2016)
  • Member, Provost's Academic Learning Spaces Committee (2014-2016)
  • Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee: Janet Boseovski [Teaching] (2012)
  • Psychology Department Computer and Network Migration (2010)
  • Cognitive Area Head and Member of Department Graduate Studies Committee, Psychology      Department (2010-2012)
  • Board of Directors, Center for Critical Inquiry/MERGE (2009-2012)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Program Review Committee (2011)
  • UNCG Faculty Senate (Senator Representing Arts & Sciences, 2010-2011)
  • Judge, PSY 311 Undergraduate Poster Competition (2005, 2009, 2010)
  • Member, Promotion & Tenure Committee:  Dayna Touron [Research] (2009)
  • Member, UNCG Graduate Studies Committee (2008)
  • Judge, Social Sciences Division, UNCG Research Day (2008)
  • University Undergraduate Recruitment Phone-a-thon (2007, 2009)
  • Chair, Psychology Web Committee (2005-2009)
  • Chair, Psychology Colloquium Committee (2006-2009)
  • Member, Clinical Search Committee (2006)  

Graduate Students Supervised

  Past  

  • Arie S. Spirgel, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro [now at Nova      Southeastern University]
  • Martin E. Knowles, M.S., Ph.D., University of Florida [hired by Eli Lilly, Inc.]
  • Khanh Nghiem, M.S., University of Florida [obtained Ph.D in counseling at Florida]
  • Keith Alfano, Ph.D., University of Florida [now Senior Usability Engineer at Dell, Inc., in Austin, Texas]
  • Andrew LeRoux, M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro [hired as Research      Director, Managed Data Group, Inc.]
  • Namrata Godbole, M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Kathrin Reisenegger, visiting M.A. student from the University of Mannheim

Current  

  • Yoojin Chang, M.A.
  • Wyatt G. Smith, M.A.

UNCG Undergraduate Theses & Prizes

Undergraduate Research Award Grant Awardees  

  • Krycya Flores-Rojas (2007), URA
  • Jenna Haddock (2010), URA
  • Beatrice Campbell (2011), URA
  • Alyssa Mielock (2013), URCA
  • Gabriel McNair (2014), URCA
  • Hannah Howell (2016), URCA

Honors and Senior Theses Supervised

  • Krycya Flores-Rojas (2007) - The Sleeper Effect in Context
  • Jennifer C. Hynes (2009) - The Midlist Primacy Effect:  Massive Rehearsal Redistribution in a Spacing Design
  • Elizabeth Lancaster (2009) - Memory for Words Using Rehearsal
  • Anna Parisi (2010) - The Effects of Spacing and Difficulty on the Transition from Calculation to Retrieval
  • Latasha Holden (2010) - How Long Should Study Sessions Be Spaced Apart?  An Evaluation of Individual Differences in Working Memory Capacity With      Spacing Effects
  • Jenna Haddock (2010) - The Fast Sleeper Effect and Memory:  Order of Cues
  • Juan Ventura (2015) - Conscientiousness and Strategy Change in the Testing Effect
  • Gabriel McNair (2015) - Personality and Signal Detection Theory
  • Hannah Howell (2017) - The Generation Effect and the Illusion of Truth 

Courses Taught

  Undergraduate

  • General Psychology (up to 300 students) 
  • Honors Introductory Psychology (very small)
  • Social Psychology (up to 200 students)
  • Cognitive Psychology (up to 150 students)
  • Cognition and Consciousness (Learning & Memory) (up to 50 students)
  • Thinking and Reasoning (up to 40 students)
  • Psychology of Art, Creativity and Expertise (up to 100 students)
  • Directed Research, Directed Reading, and Honors Thesis (up to 15 students at once)

Graduate

  • Graduate-Level Seminar in Individual Differences in Memory
  • Gratuate-Level Seminar in Memory & Belief
  • Graduate-Level Protocol Analysis Seminar 
  • Graduate-Level Seminar in Human Problem Solving 
  • Graduate-Level Seminar in Expert Performance 
  • Graduate Teaching Practicum 
  • Cognitive Psychology Graduate Core 

Professional Memberships

I am a Fellow of the Psychonomic Society.